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Thomason Sarah, Bernhardt Annette, December, 2016
Other
In April 2016, California passed legislation to increase the state minimum wage annually until it reaches $15 an hour in 2023 for all businesses. As a result, child care centers and licensed in-home providers will be required to increase the wages…
United States. Government Accountability Office, October, 2016
Reports & Papers
In 2015, the Head Start child development program provided federal funds to local grantees that employed over 90,000 teachers. Some of these grantees run programs that do not run during the summer, and some teachers may, in turn, seek UI benefits to…
United States. Government Accountability Office, October, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In 2015, the Head Start child development program provided federal funds to local grantees that employed over 90,000 teachers. Some of these grantees run programs that do not run during the summer, and some teachers may, in turn, seek UI benefits to…
Lee Soomi, Duvander Ann-Zofie, Zarit Steven H., September, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
South Korea has extremely low rates of fertility and labor force participation by women during their childbearing years, whereas Sweden has high rates for both. Variations in family policy models may explain differences in fertility and women's…
Hallden Karin, Levanon Asaf, Kricheli-Katz Tamar, Fall 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Previous research shows considerable variation in the strength of the motherhood wage penalty across countries, which has partially been attributed to differences in policies supporting maternal employment. Although such policies are usually…
Haskova Hana, Saxonberg Steven, September, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
The authors combine historical and sociological institutional analysis to show that despite the political and socio-economic transformation in 1990s, the institutional development during and before the communist era provides the best explanation for…
Rojas Eugenio, Sanchez Rafael, Villena Mauricio G., May, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In several countries governments fund childcare provision but in many others it is privately funded as labor regulation mandates that firms have to provide childcare services. For this later case, there is no empirical evidence on the effects…
Child Care Law Center (San Francisco, Calif.), April, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This analysis examines SB 3, a bill designed to incrementally raise California's minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022. The focus is on possible associated changes in the field of childcare, particularly in the areas of workforce wages, subsidy…
Adema Willem, Clarke Chris, Frey Valerie, April-June 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
The United States is at a crossroads in its policies for families and women. Currently, the United States provides basic support for children, fathers, and mothers in the form of unpaid parental leave, child-related tax breaks, and limited public…
Moscarola Flavia Coda, Fornero Elsa, Strom Steinar, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Both economic and epidemiological literature have shown that perceived high strain at work and lack of social infrastructures are good predictors of sick leave. The latter is particularly relevant in countries where facilities for children and…

Geyer Johannes, Haan Peter, Wrohlich Katharina, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Parental leave and subsidized child care are prominent examples of family policies supporting the reconciliation of family life and labor market careers for mothers. In this paper, we combine different empirical strategies to evaluate the employment…
Welsh-Loveman Jeremy, May, 2015
Other
This analysis looks at the ramifications of minimum wage increases on state subsidized early care and education in California, with a particular focus on Oakland and centers regulated through Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations. Topics…
Welsh-Loveman Jeremy, May, 2015
Executive Summary
This is a summary of an analysis that looks at the ramifications of minimum wage increases on state subsidized early care and education in California, with a particular focus on Oakland and centers regulated through Title 5 of the California Code of…
Ronsen Marit, Kitterod Ragni Hege, January, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Universal parental leaves with job protection and earnings compensation increase women's labor market attachment, but very long leaves may have negative consequences at both individual and societal levels. Using panel data from the period 1996-2010…
Ben-Ishai Elizabeth, Matthews Hannah, 19 November, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A new law and legislation under consideration in Congress could both make a significant difference in the lives of working parents who struggle to arrange and hold onto child care in the face of volatile job schedules: The Child Care and Development…